U.S. law prohibits the importation of products produced with forced labor and there have been a number of recent U.S. governmental developments in response to the human rights violations of the Uyghur people in China. These developments include proposed legislation in the House and Senate, a recent State Department advisory, imposition of sanctions by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), and U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) action.
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|Chandri Navarro, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP||This webinar will provide updates on recent advisories and developments with a particular focus on implications for imported agricultural commodities. Finally the presentation will discuss best practices for industry due diligence and offer tips on implementing the latest strategies to mitigate new and emerging supply chain risks.|
About the Speakers:
Chandri Navarro is a Partner with Hogan Lovells US LLP, in Washington, D.C., a global law firm with over 2,500 lawyers in more than 40 offices worldwide.
For over 25 years, Ms. Navarro has provided advice to companies, trade associations and governments regarding import and customs matters, free trade agreements, trade preference programs, and import compliance.
She began her carrier working as economist for the American Apparel and Footwear Association and U.S. State Department Security-cleared industry advisor during the NAFTA and many trade negotiations. Ms. Navarro also served as Executive Director of the U.S. Apparel Industry Council.
Ms. Navarro is fluent in Spanish and French and holds a Juris Doctor from the Washington College of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts from the College of William and Mary in International Affairs and International Economics. She also studied at Sciences Po, Paris, France and Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts.